966Louise Brooks event 11-12-06
- Oct 29, 2006"Celebrating Louise Brooks: An Evening of Rare Films"
with PETER COWIE
a talk, film screening & book signing for "Louise Brooks: Lulu Forever"
Sunday, November 12 at 7:30 pm
at the Balboa Theater (3630 Balboa Street) in San Francisco
On Sunday November 12th, world renown film critic and biographer Peter
Cowie, author of the just published "Louise Brooks: Lulu Forever,"
will give a talk as part of "Celebrating Louise Brooks: An Evening of
Rare Films" at the Balboa Theater (3630 Balboa Street) in San
Francisco. Rare Louise Brooks films, special guests, door prizes,
Louise Brooks give-aways and more will round out the program, which
starts at 7:30. A book signing will follow.
With her distinctive haircut and classically drawn features, Louise
Brooks is, without question, one of the great icons of world cinema.
Her role as Lulu in "Pandora's Box" has gained her film immortality.
This month, the world celebrates her centennial with the publication
of Peter Cowie's much-anticipated new book, "Louise Brooks: Lulu
Forever," an insightful and lavishly illustrated portrait of the
actress and the legend.
Peter Cowie is a world famous film historian and the author of some
thirty books including "The Cinema of Orson Welles," "John Ford and
the American West," and "Revolution!: The Explosion Of World Cinema In
The Sixties," as well as acclaimed biographies of Ingmar Bergman and
Francis Ford Coppola. Cowie will be joining us from his home in
This special event, co-sponsored by The Booksmith ( www.booksmith.com)
and the Louise Brooks Society ( www.pandorasbox.com), will take place
at the historic Balboa Theater (3630 Balboa) in San Francisco. Tickets
are $8.50 and can be purchased in advance on www.BrownPaperTickets.com
BUY YOUR TICKETS SOON, AS THIS SPECIAL EVENT IS EXPECTED TO SELL OUT.